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: well, lesli right now we're waiting for the president's supporters to start arriving here. a couple of thousand supporters. it will be quite different than what it was in 2008 when hundreds of thousands of people gathered in chicago's grant park for the president's victory celebration. but right now, they're just doing sound checks getting the stage ready. the president today he conducted interviews with tv and radio stations in battleground states and even played a game of basketball a tradition on election day. his team won and he was joined by former nba player scottie pippen and education secretary arne duncan. he was in good spirits and joking around during the game and he's really confident lesli. >> but not -- not even in the least bit a little nervous in particular because his opponent kind of broke from tradition and went out and did some very visual campaigning today? >> reporter: and i think that's why the president took time out today to do those slight interviews with -- satellite interviews with the tv and video stations in crucial states, this will be a close night. t
consumer expert lesli foster when she came home to the smell of smoke and then couldn't get any help from the company that made her dishwasher. it's a story you will see only on 9. >> i opened my front door. i immediately smelled a punjent electrical smell of fire. i felt the countertop. it was burning hot. i opened the dishwasher, and i immediately saw that the trays had started to discolor, there was also heat wafting out at me. these trays turned a dark orange. >> she says her dishwasher started up wail she was gone. >> when i left the house the dishwasher door was closed but i had not activated it. it turned itself on while i was out of the house. >> reporter: how that happened is still a mystery. according to consumer reports more than 15 million appliance units in the past five years have been recalled for problems that could cause a fire. their analysis of complaints sent to the consumer product safety commission showed almost half of those recalled units were dishwashers, and a significant number of appliance problems were not caused by human error. >> we found at least 23% are cl
in modifying an existing loan. lesli foster explains why it can be homeowner beware. >> a silver springs grand mom who could no longer afford to pay her house note makes a call for help. it was help that never came through. >> in tonight's consumer alert, lesli foster brings us that woman's year-long nightmare that should be a lesson for us all. >> thank god i have another day in here. >> reporter: sonya walters is thankful, because she hasn't made a payment on her home in over a year. she lost her clients and income, too, so she reached out to her lender, indy mack, which told her to apply for a loan modification. >> the number came up. >> reporter: and she thought the person on the other end was with her bank. >> he asked me a bunch of questions. then he said, you know, you're qualified. >> reporter: the person on the line was actually someone representing a law firm called macy, elementary and sterns. the rep promised to help her get the payment down. >> i felt comfortable that their lawyers it would help me. >> reporter: the law firm also known as the mortgage law group and legal help debt
forland middle school in northwest d.c.. matt? >> reporter: lesli the school's chancellor didn't pretend today that closing more schools in the district is easy on schools or parents but she insisted it has to happen absolutely. mcfarland middle school in northwest washington was built in 1923. >> it is a prosal. >> reporter: if d.c. schools chancellor kaya henderson has her way the school will close in 2013. >> this is about using our resources wisely. >> reporter: earlier today henderson released a proposed list of 20 schools throughout the city that will close their doors for good after the current school year. >> these decisions are difficult, they mean transition. >> reporter: henderson says the schools including mcfarland middle are chosen because of low enrollment. the percentage of the buildings that are actually being used. and the condition of their buildings. >> we want as many of our young people to go to school in a modernized building as possible. >> reporter: when students from the schools that are closing go to the new schools for the 2013/2014 school year, the average school e
the president. but, you know, lesli, it's hard for me to see someone sitting around their kitchen table saying, i don't know who i'm going to vote for, but when those jobs numbers come out, then i will decide. that's not how people decide whether they think the economy is good or bad. they do it on whether uncle charlie has a job or whether their kid finally has enough money to move out of the house and get his own apartment, things like that. so coming this close, we've been saying this was going to be very, very important, but this race is so close, i'm not sure in the end that it really is going to make all that much difference. >> as i understand you are going to have two key panels on this weekend's show to kind of break down the presidential election, the razor tight presidential election. >> yep. yeah, we're going to have every analyst, every commentator east of the mississippi river be with us sunday, and i hope they have a better idea who is going to win this thing than i do, because i'm at the point, lesli that i have no idea. this thing has been close from the start, but it has gott
at stake especially for our area. bruce, thank you. lesli? >>> the military vote will also play a big part in who wins today's presidential election. especially in battleground virginia which is one of the states with the most defense workers. andrea mccarren joins us now live from richmond with more on that part of the story. andrea? >> reporter: well, lesli republicans are optimistic at this hour. that this ballroom will be hosting a victory party in the next few hours. earlier today we stopped in quantico, virginia in prince william county. a critical battleground including one for military votes. >> i have always voted all my life. i have never missed a vote. >> reporter: on a brisk legislation day morning in quantico, virginia, the main street is dotted with american flags. >> this decides the law made for our great country. >> reporter: voters in this area are passionate about casting their ballots. >> could this -- it's my american right. >> i'm very proud. you know, proud that we -- we served in iraq and afghanistan and we're fighting the war on terrorism. >> reporter: the populati
he is so fat. >> reporter: in lesli heights, arts. >> it takes about an hour per pumpkin. >> reporter: she has been carving for almost 10 years. she gets a request for her jack-o-lanterns every year but refuses to make a business of it. >> this is for me a hobby. . >> very artistic and i think it would take a lot of time. >> reporter: and what is even better than beyond brilliant. the fact that we can do any of this at all. >> this girl wouldn't let me go out in the hurricane so i was stuck at home watching movies and everything. so now we get to see it. >> reporter: i don't think nick could hear us so well out in georgetown. >> it's that kind of night. believe me. >>> so you never know what's going to happen. check out the pumpkin carving experiment that ended with a bang. >> are are you ready? >> i'm ready. >> are you sure? >> i think so. . >> okay. let's see here. >> oh. >> okay. we blew up the whole thing. [ laughing ] >> blew up the whole thing. not what you had in mind. that guy is known as the hooked on flying high and he was trying to demonstrate how you can use a small explos
a rivetting day of testimony, lesli, right now the testimony is delivering in the bowie state university murder case. as andrea mccaren tells us, the 20-year-old alexis simpson admitted to stabbing her roommate in the neck after an argument. >> reporter: with music playing on an ipod became a case of murder. prosecutors say that the 20- year-old alexis simpson plunged a knife into dominique's neck that it completely cut her trachea. you know knives can kill, right? >> simpson,: question. >> prosecutor: you know if you plunge a knife into someone's neck, it can kill, right? >> simpson: yes. >> reporter: simpson says it was an act of self-defense, only pulling out a knife because she was ganged up by frasier and her friends. she was scared. according to testimony, days before the murder, simpson had requested a change of dorm room because of roommate issues. she was told there were no rooms available. and that was our own reporting. now on to d.c. where the staff members including the principal are accused of assault. the victim a former staffer. >> reporter: i'm matt jablo in northwest wa
. lesli? >>> after a wild chase including explosions, the man wanted for attempted murder in connection with three pipe bombings in northern virginia was taken into custody this afternoon. but he was not where the atf officials expected to find him. >> i'm peggy fox. northern virginia pipe bomb suspect was apprehended near great falls, montana this afternoon. and he had traveled more than 2,000 miles in two days from his home in stafford. he was pulled over for speeding by montana highway patrol, but then allegedly threw the pipe bombs at them and tried to get away. >> he was arrested by the montana state police. due to the high-speed pursuit. deploying pipe bombs. from what we understand, he was arrested in possession of a handgun, but taken off safely with no incidents. >> he is charged with three counts of attempted capital murder. weapons charges, and terror charges. they stem from three pipe bombings on tuesday morning at the home of their former girlfriend and the home of the detective and the former home of the stafford county sheriff's deputy. peggy fox, 9news now. >>> a pair of
. >> lesli, sandy has kept us in the cool air for much of the week. temperatures running some eight to ten degrees below normal and today no exception. sun's come out but look at these readings at noon, still in the upper 40s in gaithersburg and lovettsville. 50 in fairfax and 47 upper marl blow. we'll be bacteria -- marlboro. we'll be back with the weekend forecast when we return. >>> you know, so often our pets have allergies. they become ill just like we do. if we eat the wrong food. well guess what? there's a woman from fairfax who has created a treat that's called bistro bites. so if your dog has allergies, if your dog needs to be gluten- free, then you need to get bistro bites, i'd like to introduce valerie perlowitz. the owner of bistro bites, how did this come about? >> it came about by the fact that i had a 10-week-old yorkie poo. and he -- i couldn't find anything to feed him. he was only 8 pounds and i found myself constantly breaking things up like most of us do. you said you have two yorkies yourself. >> yeah. >> and find yourself breaking it up. and so i looked around. there
to cost you on the express lanes, it will be well worth it. lesli? >> buy the pass and turn it on. thank you. >>> a fire broke out in a prince george's county county warehouse today. crews were called to 8316ardmore road in landover around 2 p.m. in the afternoon. they found flames coming from a large garage that contained taxicabs. a worker inside was rushed to a hospital burn unit with serious injuries. we don't know what started the fire. >>> today we honor america's service members who stand on the line protecting our freedom. 9 news now and the uso of metropolitan washington are partnering up to say thank you to these men and women. we're raising money to provide holiday food baskets to area service members and their families. it's called turkeys for troops. if you'd like to donate, call 202-895-5560. an $8 donation will feed a family of six. >> it was the end of a wonderful day. >> reporter: a soldier about to ship out. >> thomas decided to say good night to his friends. >> reporter: before he goes he records a story for his son back home. >> hi, guys. how you doing? >> reporter:
center for politics, democratic pollster anna greenberg, and republican analyst leslie sanchez of the impacto group. and our own cbs news elections director anthony salvanto. we're coming to the end of the campaign 2012, and we've got it all on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning, again. most of the country is looking forward to election day, or at the least, looking forward to the campaign being over. but in large parts of the northeast, it is still the aftermath of the storm that is in the forefront of many people's thoughts. at least 110 are dead, more than 2 million are still without power. close to 1 million in new york city alone. 80% of new york city subway service has been restored, but it may be days before gas shortages are rer stored and the national guard has been called in to keep order at gas stations. the storm has caused an estimated $20 billion in damages, plus an estimated $50 billion in economic losses to the region. the state of new jersey was hit hardest
. there is plenty we don't know about election 2012. >> we have lesli foster to help crunch the numbers. the key races, ballot questions and the big prize of the presidency, how it might shake out when the last votes are counted. >> reporter: i'm joined by my partner in crunching, bob kettle who's the dean of the school of public policy at the university of maryland. let's take a look at two swing counties in virginia to get a bit of a picture. loudoun and prince william county. at last check, in prince william county it's almost a dead heat there. romney gets 48.6 to the president's -- in loudoun with more than 97% of the precincts reporting, president obama gets 51.4% of the vote to governor romney's 47.1%. now, when we compare that to 2008, you can see that the president won loudoun by 53.6%, and then prince william county by 57.5%. what do all these numbers tell us, don? >> what's going on here is that the president is looking not comfortable, but at least perhaps well enough to win virginia, but he has lost support in some of these key swing counties compared to where he had been back in 20
. people call it l.b.i., "the island." >> reporter: for most of her life, leslie houston has called this island home. >> once you've been here and you've got the sand in your shoes, you never want to leave. it's a legacy. it's a life. it's what your home town means to you if you spent 53 years there. >> reporter: which is why it's so hard to see it shattered. what do you think of whose happened to your island? >> we've gotten a real slap in the face. >> reporter: few things were spared on this strip of resort towns which since the late 1800s, has been a haven for fishermen and sun series,. >> they were in their petticoats and all that. that's how this island started. it was a vacation spot for the people in philadelphia. >> reporter: 10,000 people live here year-round, but in the summer the population swells to 100,000, with families vacationing in towns names ship bottom, surf city, and brandt beach. >> atlantic city is 13, 14 miles due south of us here. >> reporter: glenn reitinger's family built their first summer home here in 1949. >> a lot of folks here that live here are teach
are just saying this whole patraeus thing is just a hot mess. anita, leslie is here. let's get started. any number of big time men seem to think if they cheat, they are the ones who won't get caught. what is going on out there? >> you should read something about this in usa today. >> i did. i read something about it. some men think they are so above this. but we've seen this happen time and time again. i don't think i'm surprised by this in particular. i'm more surprised by the tactics they went to to conceal it. >> he went all out to make sure he didn't get caught. >> top spy doing what terrorists do and still didn't work. >> you talked about this last night. and let's be real. we admire fidelity but like the idea of scandal and romance. this happened so many times. these are big players on the big stage and the whole nation is interested. this can be in any neighborhood going on. >> when you say we like it, you are saying the media? >> no, it's whole different. let's be real. >> my point was we do not encourage it in what we do or advertise. we don't encourage monogomy. if you look around
of long island, the utility company hopes that it will be back by thanksgiving, lesli. >> oh my goodness. boy, that is just really. i mean i don't have any words for that. we talk about the power outages and that really sort of crystallizes with what they are doing there. thank you. >> wow. topper. that's the reaction from all of it in here. do you know of any other stuff coming down the pike? >> no, they will be jumping for joy over the weekend, up in the new york area. but we still have winds to deal with as they pull away. look at the winds. they are still gusting up to 28 in boston. it is a pretty wide area. it's pretty big. 29 miles per hour wind gusts downtown. and in the ocean city. that's the good news. they will subside. and close in view. so the temperatures in the 50s right now, if you go out, go and dress for the temperatures in the 30s and the 40s. and the wind gust at 25 in manassas and in the 40s. even down towards frederick when you go to 23 miles per hour. 52 downtown. upper 40s in frederick and gaithersburg. and for tonight, clear, breezy, cold. one to two in the pros.
intelligence. on capitol hill, daniel nottingham. lesli, back to you. >>> and top national security officials were on capitol hill this week to deal with the fallout from the petraeus sex scandal. and defense secretary panetta has ordered a review of ethics training for all military officers. >>> less than 24 hours after a not guilty verdict shocked the bowie state university community, people are still talking about this case. i'm talking about the murder trial of alexis simpson, the girl accused of killing her roommate, dominique frazier, which was closely followed on social media. andrea mccarren was on campus when the verdict came down. >> reporter: there is a mix of emotions. shock. sadness. and relief that this high- profile murder case appears to be over. >> a lot of students are disappointed. a lot of people were shocked, when i saw the news. i s like whoa, wow. >> reporter: the bowie state university campus is healing, after a violent fight between roommates ended in death and traumatized the school community. >> i think it's tragic. but at the same time, i heard she was bullied and
demonstration that went very wrong on live tv. anita? >>> lesli, i'm here in clifton, virginia, their generator was close to running out after sandy blew through. fortunately the lights are back on here and we have an amazing story to share. we'll see you after the break. >>> we have a very personal account of what prolonged outages could mean to families in our region. i'm anita brikman and i'm at the nichols home in virginia. they are loyal viewers of ours. thank you for inviting us into your home. steve has als, ventilator dependent. so the power outage was becoming a critical situation for them. i want to share a little bit of an e-mail that she sent to me yesterday. she wrote dear anita, i want to personally thank you for being our beacon in ery storm. my husband, steve, waits for your telecast each evening before i get him into bed. he as als, a top-of-the-line disability. he does not move or speak, but oh that smile. he's ventilator, dependent, the machine breathes for them so those of us who love him have one more day and the day after that. we are waiting for our power to be restored h
ptacek is here to spoil your appetite once again. >> lesli and derek, to make our list, they had to not only have repeat violations, we only put places under surveillance for investigation where we'd already found problems that they should have known someone would be watching. sir, take your hands off the equipment. we've been tracking his store and four others ever since inspectors closed them citing food dangers and we broadcast issues we found ourselves after they'd passed reinspections. shortly after we found that rat ad mid-city deli near logan sir -- at mid city deli near logan circle in april. it hasn't reopened. at evergreen supermarket in temple hills it closed, too. the others are open. >> this is second time you come here, right? >> reporter: our first time at circle seven express on martin luther king avenue southeast we found this outdated baloney. inspectors had closed circle seven twice for food dangers citing rotten produce, live roaches, mice and outdated merchandise including baby food. we'd already found this outdated juice when the manager found us. >> leave
. >> she disappeared from just a few feet away. it's devastating. >> reporter: doug leslie from a neighboring town knew his 15-year-old daughter loren was in trouble when he got a late night phone call. >> i get a call from the cops saying, asking if loren there was. i said what's going on. they said if loren is home somebody is using her i.d. i thought that was strange. >> what does that mean >> they found her i.d. in a vehicle. >> reporter: doug began driving along the highway of tears until he found police lights. his daughter's body had been discovered. >> she was molested. beat over the head with a pipe wrench and her throat was cut. >> who could do such a thing? >> not a human for sure. >> reporter: "48 hours" spent months following the cases along the highway of tears. now after decades of despair there is hope. >> peter, we have a major break in this case and it involves an american. >> peter van sant joins us at the table. what a nice way to end piece. that's a tease. what do authorities know about the american suspect? >> his name is bobby jack fowler. he lived in 11 d
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